The 5' tall plants produce interesting two tone clusters of pink to purple blooms that have a light vanilla scent, are 2" across and beloved by butterflies. 40 seeds
Perennial, zone 3-8
Germination: 14-30 days
Seed Planting Depth:on surface, press in and cover lightly
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Cold treat seed by sowing into moist soil or paper towel, wrap in a clear plastic bag and place in refrigerator for 2-3 weeks; then provide 65-75 degree soil temperatures until germination. Sow outdoors in early spring or early fall, spacing 5-10 seeds every 12".
Height and Width: 4-5' x 2-3'
Light Needs: Full sun to light shade
Soil Needs: Average to rich and wet
Approximate days to flower from seed:Blooms in the second year, mid to late summer
Uses: Wildflower and cottage gardens, cut flower, deer resistant, attracts butterflies and beneficials
Caution:young shoots,roots and seeds pods are harmful if ingested raw